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Lettuce Seeds - Lollo Rossa
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Lettuce Seeds - Lollo Rossa

Lettuce Seeds - Lollo Rossa

Lactuca sativa

An attractive reddish-brown type with a light green centre. The crisp frilly leaves form a loose ball-shaped head. Adds colour, interest, and a tangy taste to the salad bowl. Sow late March-early August. Row 15m (50'). RHS Award of Garden Merit Winner. Loose leaf 'picking' variety. Maturing time approximately 10-14 weeks from sowing. This variety trialled, tested and recommended by the National Institute of Agricultural Botany.

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An attractive reddish-brown type with a light green centre. The crisp frilly leaves form a loose ball-shaped head. Adds colour, interest, and a tangy taste to the salad bowl. Sow late March-early August. Row 15m (50'). RHS Award of Garden Merit Winner. Loose leaf 'picking' variety. Maturing time approximately 10-14 weeks from sowing. This variety trialled, tested and recommended by the National Institute of Agricultural Botany.

Colour:Multi

Hardiness:0 degrees

Seeds:True

Bulbs:False

Shrubs:False

Tree:False

Plants:False

Aftercare - Easy:True

Aftercare - Moderate:False

Aftercare - High:False

Height:11-20cm

Edible Flower:False

Spread:21-30cm

RHS Award of Garden Merit:True

Vegetables recommended by the NIAB:True

Likes Acidic Soil:False

Containers:True

Beds & Borders:True

Greenhouse, Glass House or Home:True

Prefers Full Sun:True

F1 Variety:False

Shrub:False

Sow outdoors from late March-early August at fortnightly intervals to ensure a regular supply. Sow in rows 30cm (12") apart and 1.25cm (½") deep and thin the plants to 23-30cm (9-12") apart. For over-wintered supplies choose 'Valdor' and sow seed outdoors late August-early September. For growing in a greenhouse during winter choose the varieties 'Rosetta' or 'Valdor'.

Beautifully curled, fringed foliage with tasty leaves that can be pulled for use as required without lifting the whole plant. Slow to run to seed. HEALTH BENEFITS: Source of beta-carotene/vitamin A (For growth, healthy hair, skin, bones, teeth and eyes as well as resistance to respiratory infections) - especially darker green leaves. Reputed to have a sedative effect.

All Dobies products should reach you in perfect condition, just as they left us. If you are dissatisfied in any way with their condition on arrival, please let us know within 14 days. We are only liable for the cost of the goods as quoted on the website plus the cost of delivery if the goods are faulty.

 
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